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problem of Upper Silesia

Machray, Robert

problem of Upper Silesia

by Machray, Robert

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Published by G. Allen & Unwin ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Silesia, Upper (Poland and Czech Republic)
    • Subjects:
    • Nationalism -- Silesia, Upper (Poland and Czech Republic),
    • Poles -- Silesia, Upper (Poland and Czech Republic),
    • Silesia, Upper (Poland and Czech Republic) -- Economic conditions

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Robert Machray.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDD491.S53 M23
      The Physical Object
      Pagination134 p., 1 l.
      Number of Pages134
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6486015M
      LC Control Number45011112
      OCLC/WorldCa3269756

        Silesia was a major location for munitions production during the war - but also a 'safe' area, supposed to be bomb-free. Towards the end of the war, there were almost half a million evacuees living there. But in , the Americans, operating out of Italy, got their bombers as far as Upper Silesia. The end was coming. Silesia (d.t.) Upper Silesia, Polish (d.t.) Silesia, Upper, Polish (d.t.) Poland Germany Germany, pre Great Britain The Allied countries UK Russia Europe Jews NATO Theatre of operations Eastern Front , Czech Republic (from ) Czechoslovakia (to ) Place in general The world Austrian Empire Danzig (d.t.) Lithuania.

      Austrian Silesia consisted of two territories, separated by the Moravian land strip of Moravská Ostrava between the Ostravice and Oder rivers.. The area east of the Ostravice around Cieszyn reached from the heights of the Western Carpathians (Silesian Beskids) in the south, where it bordered with the Kingdom of Hungary, along the Olza and upper Vistula rivers to the border with Prussian. This book explores a range of topics related to nationality issues in Upper Silesia, putting forward the results of extensive new research. It highlights the flaws at the heart of attempts to shape Europe as homogenously national polities and compares the fate of Upper Silesia with the many other European regions where similar problems occurred.

      Silesia got permanently split after when Friedrich the Great had wrenched away seven-eighths of this province from the Habsburgs' ownership. The overwhelmingly Upper Silesian section of Silesia that remained with Vienna began to be known as Austrian Silesia, and the much larger one gained by Berlin as Prussian Silesia. Welcome to Upper Silesia Heavily developed and industrialised, Upper Silesia (Górny Śląsk) occupies just 2% of Poland’s territory, yet is home to a full 9% of the population. Thanks to large deposits of coal, it’s long been the nation’s centre of heavy industry, and .


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Book Description In the borderland of Upper Silesia between andthe local population resisted attempts by nationalist activists to compel them to become loyal Germans or Poles, a divide dictated by the two languages they spoke. This study of that resistance will appeal to scholars of European history and nationalism.

The fate of Upper Silesia was hotly debated during the Paris Peace Conference in The original draft of the Treaty of Versailles stated that the whole area should be part of the new Polish state.

However, Germany protested against this draft, and instead a plebiscite (referendum) was commissioned by the Treaty of Versailles. The Upper Silesia plebiscite was a plebiscite mandated by the Versailles Treaty and carried out on 20 March to determine a section of the border between Weimar Germany and region was ethnically mixed with both Germans and Poles; according to prewar statistics, ethnic Poles formed 60 percent of the population.

Under the previous rule by the German Empire, Poles claimed they had. In Upper Silesia, Mondry tells us, the Polish Communist regime steered an implausible course: for over 40 years it tried to resolve the issue of the German minority.

At the end of World War II, Silesia (Schlesien) became part of the Czech Republic. Church Records and Vital Records Births, Baptisms or Christenings, Marriages, Deaths or Burials.

Archion: Central Evangelical Lutheran Archive in Berlin, images. Germany, selected Protestant church books - at ($), index and images.

The yellow dust jacket has some shelf wear. Ex Library book with usual stamps and stickers. Pages are lightly tanned. Illustrated with maps, the two which fold out are intact.

The Upper Silesia was known for its coal, zinc and iron industry. Over 10 Million items sold. UK Expedited shipping available on this item for Fast : Robert Machray. Weimar Republic. From three Silesian Uprisings occurred among the Polish-speaking populace of Upper Silesia; the Battle of Annaberg was fought in the region in In the Upper Silesia plebiscite of Marcha majority of 59,4% voted against merging with Poland and a minority of 40,6% voted for, with clear lines dividing Polish and German communities.

Reviewed in the United States on Novem Verified Purchase. This book deals with the contest between Germany and Poland for the hearts and minds, as well as territory, of Upper Silesia, part of Prussia and Imperial Germany prior to WW s: 1.

The Upper Silesia plebiscite was a plebiscite mandated by the Versailles Treaty and carried out in March to determine a section of the border between Weimar Germany and region was ethnically mixed with both Germans and Poles; according to prewar statistics, ethnic Poles formed 60 percent of the population.

[1] Under the previous rule by the German Empire, the Poles had faced. The problem of Upper Silesia. Home. Our collections. Books The problem of Upper Silesia. description Object description. Bibl.:p Object description.

Includes index. Show more. Object details Category Books Creator MACHRAY, ROBERT. Sub-titled "An examination of the problems arising from the plebiscite and the partition--and the relation between the British coal problem and Silesia". In his letter the author refers to the book as "a careful study of the Upper Silesian problem as it affects the position of Minorities and with special reference to our own problem of Coal and.

Geography. Upper Silesia is situated on the upper Oder River, north of the Eastern Sudetes mountain range and the Moravian Gate, which form the southern border with the historic Moravia region. Within the adjacent Silesian Beskids to the east, the Vistula River rises and turns eastwards, the Biała and Przemsza tributaries mark the eastern border with Lesser Poland.

Looking at a picture book of Silesia, one cannot help but be impressed by the massive forests and mountains, the wealth that was poured into palaces, the master craftsmanship that constructed the cathedrals and churches.

Architecture aficionados will delight. By JanuaryUpper Silesia had become Germany's key industrial region, with its coal mines, blast furnaces, arms factories and hydrogenation plants. Not surprisingly, when the Soviets launched a series of powerful offensives aimed at capturing the region, the German defence was bitter, bordering on the suicidal/5(5).

As the struggle for Upper Silesia develops, the author also briefly updates the reader what was happening on the northern Oder, in Prussia and even on the Rhine River to the west. The struggle begins with the Allied bombing of the Heydebreck generation and synthetic plants in early July and then quickly works his way to the end of the s: 8.

problem of Upper Silesia since the Paris Peace Conference.4 The President quickly pointed out the function of the Council and cautioned them that their job was to make a boundary recommendation rather than a final boundary determination, this latter function being reserved to the Allied.Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more.

Last laurels: the German defence of Upper Silesia, January-May in SearchWorks catalog.Upper Silesia is the southeastern part of the region of Silesia. In the 9th century, Upper Silesia had been part of Greater Moravia. It then came successively under control of the Duchy of Bohemia and the Piast Kingdom of Poland (c.

), the Holy Roman Empire (c. ), the Habsburg Monarchy (c. ), the Kingdom of Prussia (), and then of the German Empire ().